‘Dutch government insisted on backdoor in TETRA system’
The Dutch government knows for at least thirty years that the TETRA system is weakly encrypted. Consequently, the government is said to have asked for a backdoor to be installed, writes the Dutch outlet de Volkskrant, based on an interview with Gert Roelofsen, responsible for TETRA security during ... Read more
“An overabundance of communication apps lowers productivity”
Research by Researchscape commissioned by Lucid Software shows that communication applications of all kinds can adversely affect the quality of work. In addition, knowledge workers spend a lot of time searching for information: about 5 hours per week.
Researchscape conducted the research in the ... Read more
Bullitt and MediaTek announce satellite-to-mobile smartphone
Bullit Group has started a partnership with MediaTek to launch the world’s first smartphone to include two-way satellite messaging technology.
Over the past 18 months, MediaTek and Bullitt have collaborated to integrate satellite communications in a 5G smartphone designed by Bullitt. The pho... Read more
GitHub announces new discussion features
GitHub is adding new features to its GitHub Discussions panel.
GitHub – a provider of internet hosting for version control and software development – has recently announced brand new features added to GitHub Discussions to help users connect, collaborate, and communicate with teams about dev... Read more
Microsoft wants to inform customers better about outages
Microsoft is going to help customers more with unexpected downtime problems in the Azure cloud. For this purpose, the tech giant is developing separate Azure Service Health pages for individual customers. AI will be used to send better and faster notifications.
Downtime in public cloud environme... Read more
Most businesses think they ruined customer relations during COVID-19
Based on a recent study, 33 percent of business leaders believe they didn’t do enough in terms of communicating with their clients during the coronavirus pandemic. They argue that this resulted in damage to customer trust as well as their brand.
This is according to the research conducted and ... Read more
Facebook launches new Business Inbox in Messenger for companies
Facebook launched Business Inbox for companies that often receive customer messages on the platform. With Business Inbox, you no longer have to switch between accounts to respond to those messages.
The new inbox should make it easier to switch to a business page, similar to switching between pag... Read more
Google works on a competitor for Microsoft Teams and Slack
Google is looking to be more dominant in the collaboration and communication space by bringing together Gmail, Google Drive and Hangouts, among others. According to The Information, Google is currently working on one unified app, specifically aimed at companies.
According to The Information, it ... Read more
New encryption chip promises ‘unhackable communication’
A new cryptography chip is designed based on chaos theory and should offer perfect secrecy with unbreakable security. At the moment, the chip has only been developed as a prototype, but it already works.
The new chip has been developed by the Center for Unconventional Processes of Science togeth... Read more
Pegasystems allows users to communicate via all digital messaging platforms
Pegasystems has added new possibilities for digital messaging to Pega Customer Service. Thanks to these additions, users can now communicate with their customers with any message app.
Pega Customer Service enables organizations to manage and predict the customer journey. Thanks to artificial intell... Read more